Azure Functions at University of Oxford

Guest blog by Johannes Goslar Microsoft Student Partner at Oxford University About Me Let me introduce myself first. I am Johannes – usually called Johnny – Goslar. I got into development around 2011 by programming iOS games and am currently reading for a MSc in Computer Science at the University of Oxford. More information can…


Serverless + Service Bus Queue = Magic

Guest post by David Adeboye Microsoft Student Partner at University of Cambridge About Me Hello! My name is David Adeboye and I am currently studying Computer Science at University of Cambridge. My main interest is in site reliability and concurrent and distributed systems, and in particular, I like designing system architectures in interesting ways. LinkedIn…


A first step into Azure Functions and other Azure services

Guest blog by Johannes Goslar Microsoft Student Partner at Oxford University   About Me Let me introduce myself first. I am Johannes – usually called Johnny – Goslar. I got into development around 2011 by programming iOS games and am currently reading for a MSc in Computer Science at the University of Oxford. More information…


An Introduction to Azure Functions in Java

Guest post by Jin Sun Park Microsoft Student Partner at Imperial College About Me Hello! My name is Jin Sun Park and I am currently a second year Computing student at Imperial College London. I’m originally from Korea, but I grew up in Singapore and the Philippines. My academic interests include data science and computer…


Quick Review of Key Azure announcements at Build 2017

Here is a quick run down of the main Azure announcement from the Day 1 Keynote at //BUILD, Database Announcements Azure Cosmos DB: The industry’s first globally-distributed, multi-model database service – https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/azure-cosmos-db-microsofts-globally-distributed-multi-model-database-service/ Technical overview of Cosmos https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/a-technical-overview-of-azure-cosmos-db/ Azure managed database services with introduction of MySQL and PostgreSQL https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/microsoft-extends-azure-managed-database-services-with-introduction-of-mysql-and-postgresql/ Announcing Azure Database for PostgreSQL  https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-azure-database-for-postgresql-preview/ Announcing…

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Using Amazon Lambda or Google Cloud Function check out Azure Functions

Azure Functions are the answer to Amazon’s Lambda or Google’s Cloud Functions, which perform similar roles, though Azure already had something similar, called WebJobs, and Azure Functions use the WebJobs SDK. “Azure functions are an evolution of WebJob. So what are Azure WebJobs The following article goes into great detail on Web Jobs such as…